Monatsarchiv: Februar 2018

Busty Puller, USMC

Quelle surprise! But don’t worry gents, you can pack your lace doilies and the latest Esquire and be a smashing success too! One supposes combat has returned to a state akin to the First Battle of Bull Run, in which … Weiterlesen

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A Byzantine War Heats Up

From Michael Totten, America and the West’s premier war correspondent – the best since Ernie Pyle at least – an account of Russians and Americans fighting and killing each other. You probably didn’t hear this because few media organizations have … Weiterlesen

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The Army Returning to Its Roots?

Interesting concept: train to the standard to meet the standard. Also calls to mind a corollary borrowed from JFK: don’t change the standard before learning why it was created in the first place.

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Creating an Arms Race

Not since America’s children contributed one penny to fund the building of six frigates has America’s naval capabilities been in such straits. Like those days, plenty of Americans recognize their peril and have begun to reclaim our great Nation from … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Coast Guard, Marine Corps, Mattis, Navy, Total Force, VMI | Kommentar hinterlassen

An American Civil War: the Role of Faiths and Religion

One aspect of a new American Civil War that we’ve touched upon very lightly is what the combatants believe in. In the Civil War of 1860-1865, both North and South were predominantly Protestant Christian, with Catholics, Jews, Muslims, pagans and … Weiterlesen

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